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American Association for Public Opinion Research

Committees and Taskforces

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AAPOR has several committees that carry out a number of different functions for the association. Among them are the following committees. To learn more about them, click on the name of the committee below.

AAPOR Members
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AAPOR History Committee

Janice M. Ballou, Chair

Communications Committee

Josue De La Rosa, Associate Communications Chair
Jennifer J. Agiesta, Chair

Conference Committee

Mandy Sha, Associate Conference Chair
Courtney Kennedy, Chair

Diversity Coordinating Committee

Dianne Rucinski, Chair

Education Committee

Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
Allyson L. Holbrook, Associate Education Chair

Executive Council

David J. Dutwin, President
Nora Cate Schaeffer, Vice President
Timothy P. Johnson, Past President

Finance Committee


Membership & Chapter Relations Committee

Emily Geisen, Membership/Chapter Relations Chair
Tamara Terry, Associate Membership/Chapter Relations Chair

Nominations Committee

Timothy P. Johnson, Chair

Standard Definitions Committee

Ned English, Chair

Standards Committee

Rene Bautista, Associate Standards Chair
Stephanie Eckman, Chair

Transparency Initiative Coordinating Committee

Ashley Kirzinger, Chair
Timothy Triplett, Chair

AAPOR Awards Committees

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement Cmte


AAPOR Public Service Award


Book Award Committee

G. Evans Witt, Chair

Burns "Bud" Roper Fellow Award Committee

Gina K. Walejko, Chair

Policy Impact Award Committee


Seymour Sudman Paper Award Committee


Student Travel Award Committee

Gina K. Walejko, Chair

WAPOR/AAPOR Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Committee


Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award Committee

AAPOR Publications

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology Oversight Cmte

Ting Yan, Chair

Public Opinion Quarterly Advisory Committee

D. Sunshine Hillygus, Chair

Survey Practice Advisory Committee

AAPOR Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

Ad Hoc Committee on Sugging and Frugging

Andy Peytchev, Chair

Ad-Hoc Committee on Sexual Harassment

Jennifer H. Childs, Chair

Data Fabrication Task Force

Jill Montaquila DeMatteis, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Linda Young, Co-Chair (ASA)

False Accusations Against Surveys Ad-Hoc Committee

Jill E. Darling, Chair

Improving Survey Climate Task Force

Peter V. Miller, Chair

Mixed Mode Task Force

Jolene D. Smyth, Chair

Pre-Election Polling Task Force

Courtney Kennedy, Chair